Period
to 22 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 6 months to 22 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 85 97
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12 -29
Contract jobs citing VPN 7 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.67% 1.48% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.07% 14.29% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 6
Milton Keynes median daily rate £550 £325 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +69.23% -25.71% -0.57%
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £325 £425
% change year-on-year +38.46% -23.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £13.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.95% +2.70%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -10.53% +2.70%

VPN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 138 154 240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 13.21% 10.34% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 77 120
Milton Keynes median daily rate £461 £412 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.95% +1.73% -7.69%
10th Percentile £234 £306 £251
90th Percentile £550 £503 £539
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £460 £406 £400
% change year-on-year +13.30% +1.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.25 £53.33 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.53% +185.19% +62.61%
10th Percentile £12.90 £14.31 £15.60
90th Percentile £25.88 £55.00 £19.70
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.85
% change year-on-year -4.41% -9.81% +57.08%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Milton Keynes

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VPN in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Milton Keynes

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VPN in Milton Keynes

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for VPN.

1 6 (85.71%) WAN
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Security Management
2 5 (71.43%) Azure
3 4 (57.14%) PKI
3 4 (57.14%) Pega
3 4 (57.14%) OWASP
3 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
3 4 (57.14%) Information Security
3 4 (57.14%) Identity Management
3 4 (57.14%) Information Security Management
3 4 (57.14%) Cryptography
3 4 (57.14%) SaaS
3 4 (57.14%) SailPoint
3 4 (57.14%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (57.14%) CyberArk
3 4 (57.14%) SIEM
3 4 (57.14%) SDLC
3 4 (57.14%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (57.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (57.14%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (57.14%) Okta
3 4 (57.14%) NIST
4 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Azure
2 4 (57.14%) SaaS
3 1 (14.29%) AWS
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) BGP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) HSRP
4 1 (14.29%) MPLS
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) NX-OS
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) Skype
4 1 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Information Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone
2 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Security Management
2 4 (57.14%) Cryptography
2 4 (57.14%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (57.14%) Identity Management
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security Management
2 4 (57.14%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (57.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 4 (57.14%) OWASP
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 4 (57.14%) SDLC
2 4 (57.14%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Email Filtering
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
3 1 (14.29%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCIE
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (57.14%) NIST
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (14.29%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) CyberArk
2 4 (57.14%) Okta
2 4 (57.14%) Pega
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) Arista
4 1 (14.29%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (14.29%) CA
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) Forcepoint
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Ivanti
4 1 (14.29%) NetScout
4 1 (14.29%) OneLogin
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) Splunk
4 1 (14.29%) VMware